Jul 18, 2021, 09:06PM ISTSource: Times Now
In an all-party meeting chaired by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, various parties, including the Congress and the TMC, on Sunday demanded restoration of MPLAD funds. He assured them that he will raise the issue with the government and its top functionaries, they said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and floor leaders of various parties were present in the customary all-party meeting on the eve of the Monsoon session of Parliament. Later, talking to reporters, Birla said he has requested leaders of parties in Lok Sabha to respect the sanctity and dignity of the House and sought their cooperation for the smooth conduct of the proceedings of the House.